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Melcom debunks media reports on alleged crack building 25/09/2015
Source: GNA - The Management of Melcom Group of Companies has debunked reports, alleging noticeable cracks on concrete pillars of the Melcom Plus Shop in Accra.
The Group noted that the report, which also stated that there was panic among customers at 10:00 hours on the day in question as a result of the cracks, was untrue.
Group petitions Assembly over Oda bridge 25/09/2015
Source: adomonline.com - An Akyem Oda based group called Akim Oda citizens and a group of media men who reside in the Birim Central municipality have petitioned the Birim Central Municipal Assembly over a weak steel bridge which links the Eastern Region to the Ashanti region of Ghana.
Muslims snub BA Minister 25/09/2015
Source: Daily Guide Ghana - Muslims in the Sunyani municipality of the Brong-Ahafo Region on Thursday snubbed the Regional Minister, Eric Opoku, when he greeted them during the Eid-Ul-Adha celebration at the Coronation Park, probably because he was too late for the function.
Order Anas to arrest freed criminals – Lawyer tells court 25/09/2015
Source: adomonline.com - A private legal practitioner, Bright Akwetey has charged the courts to order undercover investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas to arrest criminals who have been freed as part of his investigative piece.
No Ghanaian confirmed dead in Hajj Stampede yet - Ambassador 25/09/2015
More than 3.700 pilgrims died since 1987, in Saudi Arabia!
Source: citifmonline.com - There is no record yet of any Ghanaian among the hundreds who died in Thursday’s stampede which left over 700 pilgrims dead in Mecca, in Saudi Arabia.
Anas holding ‘mirror’ to our faces - Arthur Kennedy 25/09/2015
Source: adomonline.com - A member of New Patriotic Party (NPP) Arthur Kobina Kennedy has stated that Ace Investigative Journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas is holding mirror to the faces of Ghanaians to reflect the corrupt images of the citizens in the country.
'Ghana, a high-risk of debt distress country' – IMF 25/09/2015
135789Source: myjoyonline.com - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says Ghana is not eligible for Highly Indebted Poor Country (HIPC) initiative but it is, however, classifying Ghana as a High risk of debt distress country.
In a response to an email sent by Joy Business seeking interpretation on Ghana’s position as one of the countries that have qualified for, eligible, or may wish to seek HIPC assistance, the IMF clarified that Ghana has already, received, debt relief under the HIPC initiative and it is at post-completion point.
BoG justifies new gold export rules 25/09/2015
Source: citifmonline.com - The Bank of Ghana (BoG) insists it was forced to introduce new rules for gold exports due to the consistent under declaration of gold exports from Ghana.
Customers of Microfinance call for Mahama’s Intervention 25/09/2015
Source: myjoyonline.com - Some disgruntled costumers of the Diamond Winners Microfinance Company Limited in Bolgatanga in the Upper East Region are blaming the Bank of Ghana for failing to properly regulate the operations of the company.
Court to hear case against CJ's today 25/09/2015
Source: starrfmonline.com - A Special Appeal’s Court will begin hearing of all cases relating to the recent judicial corruption scandal today, September 25.
'Anas’ investigative methods questionable' 24/09/2015
Source: citifmonline.com - A private legal practitioner, Bright Akwetey, has described as questionable, the modus operandi of investigative journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas, in uncovering the alleged bribery in the judiciary.
Mills’ statue is poor - Wontumi 24/09/2015
Source: The Chronicle - The Ashanti Regional Chairman of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Mr. Bernard Antwi Boasiako, popularly known as Chairman Wontumi, has expressed disgust at what he says was a grotesque portrayal of the late President John Evans Atta Mills in a statue erected at the Atta Mills Senior High School, located at Ekumfi Etuam in the Central Region.
First year day SHS students to pay GH¢324.50 as fees 24/09/2015
Source: citifmonline.com - The Public Relations Officer of the Education Ministry, Francis Gbadago, has justified the decision to charge first-year day SHS students in excess of three hundred Ghana cedis as fees.
This comes despite the implementation of the free day secondary education policy by government.
750,000 Teens impregnated in 2014 24/09/2015
Source: The Chronicle - The Deputy Minister – Gender, Children and Social Protection –Mrs. Della Sowah has attributed the high rate of teenage pregnancy in the country to lack of effective sex education both at home and in the schools.
Farmer remanded for killing 26 year old pregnant woman 24/09/2015
Source: GNA - A farmer, who was nabbed with the clitoris and pubic hair of a pregnant woman after murdering her, on Wednesday appeared before the Accra Central Magistrate Court.
Abudu Mohammed, who is being held for murdering Amina Amadu, a 26 year old pregnant woman, has had his plea reserved.
Muslims celebrate Eid al-Adha 24/09/2015
Source: starrfmonline.com - Muslims in Ghana are joining their colleagues around the world to mark the Eid al-Adha.
The celebration is one of the two most important festivals on the Muslim calendar.
The festival is marked annually to commemorate the symbolic sacrifice and service of Prophet Abraham to Allah.
Like Eid al-Fitr, Eid al-Adha begins with a Sunnah prayer of two rakats followed by a sermon (khutbah).
47 NDC aspirants vetted in Upper East 24/09/2015
Forty-seven National Democratic Congress (NDC) Parliamentary Aspirants in the Upper East Region were on Tuesday, vetted in Bolgatanga by the National and Regional Executives of the party.
Hon. Albert AbongoOut of the forty-seven aspirants contesting the fifteen constituencies in the region, only three of them are females.
Some of the aspirants include incumbent Members of Parliament (MP). They are Mr Cletus Avoka, MP for Zebilla, Mr Abuga Pele, MP for the Chiana-Paga Constituency, Mr Dominic Azumah Azimbe, MP for Garu Tempane, Madam Hajia Lardi, MP for Pusiga, Mr Opam Brown, MP for Bolgatanga Central, Mr Dominic Ayine, MP for Bolgatanga East and Mr Mark Woyongo, the MP for Navrongo Central.
Meanwhile the MP for the Bongo Constituency, Mr Albert Abongo,
International Building Construction and Property Exhibition to open 24/09/2015
Source: GNA - The 13th International Building Construction and Property Exhibition opens in Accra on Thursday, September 24 to showcase the various products, services and technology in the building and property industry.
The four-day event, on the theme: “Alternative Energy, A Must for Socio-Economic Development," would also seek to offer best deals that people can find in the industry.
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Source: myjoyonline.com - Parliament may well be next on the naming, shaming and jailing agenda of investigative journalist Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
Source: The Finder - Security experts and anti-corruption crusaders have called on the Financial Intelligence Centre (FIC) and the Economic and Organised Crime Office (EOCO) to launch full-scale investigations into assets of all persons allegedly involved in the corruption scandal that has hit the judiciary.
Source: B&FT - The sluggish growth of oil palm production in the country, in the face of the yawning demand for Fresh Fruit Bunches (FFB) of the commodity, has pushed up the domestic market price from GH¢150 per tonne in 2013 to between GH¢350-GH¢400 as at August 2015 -- representing a percentage price increase of about 160%.
Source: adomonline.com - A leading member of the opposition New Patriotic Party (NPP), Gabby Otchere Darko, has been allegedly assaulted by the police.
Mr. Otchere Darko, who was part of the protestors demanding a new voters register, said he was arrested and beaten with baton and horse whips by the police.
Source: citifmonline.com - Justice Paul Dery, one of the accused judges who sued Anas Aremeyaw Anas and the Judicial Council over the recent exposé has filed another suit to stop the premiering of the video at the Accra International Conference Centre.
Source: citifmonline.com - Chief Alhassan Issahaku Amadu, Northern Region Population Officer has indicated that 62.8 per cent of persons in the region are illiterates with a larger percentage of the figure being women.
Source: starrfmonline.com - The Asantehene has described the review of the conviction of the failed presidential assassin Charles Antwi as a victory for the rule of law in the country.
Otumfuo Osei Tutu II said the hasty manner in which the mentally unstable suspect was slapped with a 10-year jail term suggests that the case did not go through the required due process under the Ghanaian law.
Source: adomonline.com - The Ghana Journalist Association (GJA) is backing the premiering of a video of some judges caught on camera allegedly collecting bribes to subvert justice.
According to the GJA President, Roland Affail Monney, the showing of the video is in the supreme interest of the state to deter others from engaging in similar acts.
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